Parler's Amy Peikoff said she wishes Twitter can follow in her social media company's footsteps.
The debate on what government should -- or shouldn't -- do with respect to liability protections for platforms continues.
Carr said he’s “very glad to hear” of Musk’s Twitter purchase, but still thinks Section 230 reform is necessary.
Government is 'worst person' to manage content moderation.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
Panelists note shifting definition of offensive content.
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
Latest lawsuit illustrates the increasing fragility of Section 230 legal protections.
Companies also want to discuss cybersecurity, net neutrality, taxes and privacy.
Legal experts say changing views on Section 230 will make platforms less willing to employ that defense in future cases.
CTA CEO said abolishing intermediary liability protections violates private industry protections against government interference.
Two sets of experts debated the merits of reforming or removing and maintaining Section 230.
Republican representative Bob Latta said Section 230 is not going anywhere anytime soon.
As Florida's governor signs new social media law, Section 230 is on a collision course with reform and the law.
Co-author of "The Amazon Jungle" says Section 230 has allowed Big Tech to get away with far too much.
April 5, 2021—Despite accepting a petition that avoids the Supreme Court deliberating on whether a president can block social media […]
April 5, 2021 – Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Friday spectrum used by federal agencies is not being utilized efficiently, […]
March 26, 2021 – The heads of the largest social media companies largely defended their platforms, reiterated what they’ve done, […]
March 25, 2021—In the wake of rioters storming the Capital Building on January 6, experts and social media platforms are […]
March 23, 2021 – Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, said he and his staff are in “regular contact” with big tech […]
March 16, 2021—The president of the European Court of Human Rights is recommending an autonomous legal body that oversees a […]
March 17, 2021 – Changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act may not lead to the solution that […]
March 13, 2021 – Internet shutdowns by governments around the globe are impacting their connectivity-dependent segments, including education and business, […]
In the conversation to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which governs liability for internet intermediaries, Sen. Amy […]
February 25, 2021 – Broadcasters and cable news stations must unilaterally – without the need for government intervention – follow […]
February 22, 2021 – Panelists at a communications research conference on Thursday were divided about how to reconcile free speech […]
February 13, 2021 – With many current proposals to revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, supporters of the […]
February 9, 2021 – As 2021 marks the 25-yearanniversary of the Telecommunications Act, former Federal Communications Commissioners Mike O’Rielly and […]
February 8, 2021—Amending too rashly or quickly the internet intermediary liability provision of the Telecommunications Act will harm smaller companies […]
February 8, 2021— The spread of disinformation and misinformation can be controlled if the same rules on transparency required of […]
February 8, 2021 – Social media remains an important means for journalists in Belarus to fight state repressions, said Alexander […]
February 7, 2021—After the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, Facebook was one of the first big tech […]
February 2, 2021—Can a global news organization be held liable for breaching a court order in Australia when their publications […]
January 27, 2021—Legislation to change Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act stands to benefit some, wound others, and downright […]
January 22, 2021—Social media is an accelerant that spreads conspiracy theories and feeds extremist ideology, and was ultimately the cause […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2021 – The power of big technology companies has been on display in the week since the […]
See, “Crackdown on Online Conspiracy Speakers After January 6 Highlights Need for Platform Accountability,” Broadband Breakfast, January 14, 2021 Our […]
Update, 7:07 p.m. ET, January 6, 2021 – Twitter has deleted both of the Tweets identified in the story below. […]
KEYSTONE, Colorado, May 24, 2022 – The America Association of Public Broadband on Tuesday praised many aspects of the U.S....
Agency head Alan Davidson says communities “play a huge role” in build deployment.
Panelists discussed the benefits of a digital currency backed by the Federal Reserve.
Join conference attendees in conversation on key connectivity issues.
Join conference attendees in conversation on key connectivity issues.
Barriers to closing the divide including awareness of programs, resources and increasing digital literacy.
Key provisions in the social media law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis was found unconstitutional by an appeals court.
Critical USF programs for expanding broadband are struggling to maintain revenue streams.
New questions arise on the Digital Equity Act following NTIA's notice of funding release this month.
The policy statement provides the guiding principles for which the FTC will review the collection and use of children's data...
The lawsuit comes years after Facebook was found to have been used to harvest personal data for political purposes.
Georgia Technology Authority representative says the notices are dense and difficult for applicants to understand.
A star-studded cast will take the stage next week as part of the dozens of events slated to take place.
Senate introduces bill breaking up Google’s digital advertising business
The Metaverse is at the forefront of developments in seamless payments and richer information flows.
Dish said its customers will now have access to AT&T's gigabit fiber services.
FCC will consider raising the speed standard for certain carriers that receive fixed monthly funding from the agency.
'A lot of regulatory gaps exist because we have two regulators.'
National Telecommunications and Information Administration announces news on its 'Internet for All' web portal for three IIJA programs.
Such state action could potentially the delay the implementation of the broadband policy, says Fiber Broadband Association counsel.
Director of the Capital Projects Fund said the fund should be used with infrastructure bill money to close broadband gaps.
Digital literacy should be a priority to unlock telehealth’s potential, a telehealth event heard.
NTIA's Evan Feinman spoke about what states need to keep in mind as they prepare for BEAD funds.
The FCC laid out its agenda for the June open meeting.
One of the primary responsibilities of being a faith leader is to listen to your community and understand its problems.
Noah Phillips said Tuesday he wants the commission to think about the impact of antitrust rules on rising prices.
Spellmeyer previously worked at U.S. Cellular and ACA Connects member company TDS Telecommunications Corp.
Small business owners vocalized concerns at a forum hosted by the FTC and the DoJ.
The opinion stated that the Department of Justice can prosecute someone who sent millions in crypto to a sanctioned state.
The issue of pole attachment costs to place broadband equipment is being examined by the FCC.
Ookla can help your community get the funding you need to provide access for all to the digital economy.
The FCC recognizes pole access for the barrier that it is.
Musk has taken a step back from the acquisition, but insists he still intends to purchase Twitter.
Though most groups issued their support, others voiced reservations.
Fund disbursement procedures for three new federal broadband programs are now publicly available.
NTIA notices of funding opportunity released Friday to kick off grant disbursement.
The long awaited notice of funding opportunity laid out the system for how each applicant program will be scored.
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) details parameters of Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program.
Agency leaders sign pact to formalize information-sharing on broadband deployment projects.
The FCC has a September deadline for mapping data it will begin collecting at the end of June.